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Companies with heart are reaching out to the needy

Business Times, 15 Dec 2007 Private sector companies are answering the call for social entrepreneurship to serve the needy and disadvantaged, even as they keep up with their money-making businesses. Some businesses are patnering social enterprises - which are set up...

Business with heat: He’s well schooled

The Straits Times, 15 Dec 2007 His first businesses were bleeding. Undeterred, Mr Kenny Low, 31, set up another. It turned out to tbe right move for the founder of the City Harvest Education Centre (CHEC), a non-profit private school for students taking O-level...

O, What A Winning Innovation

TODAY, 15 Dec 2007 Running a nonprofit school to help youth dropouts to complete their O levels is a worthy cause - but with high rental costs and student busaries to fund, it is also an expensive one. So, to offset the mounting costs of running City Harvest Education...

From the wallet to the heart

TODAY, 14 Dec 2007 Like all businesses, social enterprises need fund to expand and develop their services and products to be sustainable. However, these enterprises - businesses with social objectives - face a considerable challenge: How can they attract investment...